Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old teenager was struck by a vehicle in Sunderland.
The incident happened between 2am and 2.30am on Friday, January 1, on wasteland between Kingsway Road and Ravenswood Square.
The 17-year-old suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident and police are continuing to trace the vehicle involved.
Police are urging the driver to come forward, or anyone with information on the vehicle or driver involved.
Any witnesses should contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference 361 020116 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.